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|Fishing boat in trouble off coast |
(about 3 hours later)
A rescue operation has been launched after a fishing boat began taking on water off the Scottish coast.
|The Banff-registered Ulysses, with four crew on board, got into difficulties five miles north east of Cape Wrath, off the north Sutherland coast.||The Banff-registered Ulysses, with four crew on board, got into difficulties five miles north east of Cape Wrath, off the north Sutherland coast.|
The coastguard helicopter from Stornoway winched additional pumping equipment on board.
Once it has been made safe the Ulysses will be escorted to port in Scrabster by lifeboat.
Aberdeen Coastguard is co-ordinating the rescue, and several vessels in the area have also gone to the boat's aid.